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Contact Details

URL: http://www.unwater.org/

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Founded

2003

History

2003, by A-XA3375 - United Nations (UN) High Level Committee on Programmes, evolving out of several close collaborations among UN agencies.

Aims

Provide information, policy briefs and other communication materials for policy-makers and managers who work directly with water issues, other decision-makers that have an influence on how water is used, and the general public; build the knowledge base on water issues through efficient monitoring and reporting systems and facilitating access to this knowledge through regular reports and the Internet; provide a platform for system-wide discussions to identify challenges in global water management, analyse options for meeting these challenges and ensure that reliable information and sound analysis informs the global policy debate on water.

Activities

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Structure

Chair and Vice-Chair, rotating among UN agencies (usually every 2 years). Permanent Secretariat, hosted by UN Department for Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA).

Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

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Subjects *

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 6: Clean Water and SanitationGOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal

UIA Org ID

XJ2271

Last News

2011

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